Perhaps it is the desktop difference? , Brasero works with my LMDE Xfce. There may be something that was installed with Xfce Goodies, but, it burns anything.
Robert Collard, Springfield, IL
Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop, Intel Duo T3400 CPUs @2.16 Ghz. 4GB RAM
Linux Mint Debian Edition, Xfce 4.6.2 Desktop, 2.6.37-0.dmz.6-liquorix-amd64